ORWH supports ongoing efforts to ensure that women and other historically underrepresented groups are included in clinical studies by sharing information and offering researchers tools for tailoring or expanding recruitment. Learn more.
: One Year Into the NIH SABV Policy, Sex and Gender in Science Gain Steam
Dr. Clayton discusses growing interest in potential role of sex and gender in health and science.
: We Need All Hands on Deck for Women’s Heart Health
Dr. Clayton discusses the importance of women's heart health.
: Meeting the Challenge of Sickle Cell Disease
For National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, Dr. Clayton discusses the disease and efforts to address it taking place across NIH.
: Minority Health: A Milestone on the Road to Precision Medicine
ORWH, NIH, and FDA offer resources to help investigators recruit the most diverse populations for their clinical studies.
: American Heart Month: A Time to Reflect
Heart disease research highlights the importance of investigating sex differences. Given the value of covering health differences between men and women in medical curricula, ORWH offers courses on sex and gender for continuing medical education credit.
: Sex as a Biological Variable: A Step Toward Stronger Science, Better Health
ORWH announces new criteria for evaluating grants on how they factor sex as a biological variable into research designs, analyses, and reporting in vertebrate animal and human studies.
: Considering Sex as a Biological Variable: in the NIH Guide
A notice this week announces momentum toward new instructions for applicants on enhancing reproducibility through rigor and transparency by addressing sex as a biological variable.
: Toward More Individualized Medicine: Introducing the Women of Color Health Data Book, Fourth Edition
This post introduces the fourth edition of the Women of Color Health Data Book, a compilation of data on race/ethnicity and disease with relevant discussions of various factors that affect the health status of women of color.